| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:34 PM
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Sony Pictures didn’t wait for the release of "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" to announce plans for a sequel. Let’s hope the filmmakers learn at least a few lessons from this...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Company has carved out a post for Jason Henry, former head of development at Ashton Kutcher's shingle and Ryan Seacrest Prods.
Henry, an Emmy-winning producer, will serve as senior veep of unscripted development at The Company, reporting to founder...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Never underestimate the power of Oprah.
Heading into the weekend, prerelease audience surveys suggested that "The Butler" -- the first movie the media mogul has appeared in in 15 years -- would be in a tight race with "Kick-Ass 2" for No. 1. Instead,...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before gettng ready to watch the Redskins tonight.
The Skinny: I never get tired of watching old episodes of "The Job." If you never saw the short-lived ABC series starring Denis Leary, go find the DVDs. Monday's headlines includes...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:40 PM
"Jobs" opens with a scene of technology entrepreneur Steve Jobs introducing the iPod in 2001. As the Apple Inc. co-founder makes his way to a small stage, he passes ads for his own company that feature images of Einstein, Gandhi and Bob Dylan. For the...
| Aug 15, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
No, “Jobs” doesn’t reach the heights of “The Social Network.” Few movies do.
Yet this biopic delivers a powerful lesson via an OK movie: That people can change the world if they don’t let others...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:30 PM
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided.
Lee Daniels' The Butler
Distributor: The Weinstein Co.
The director of "Precious" and "The Paperboy" plays things relatively...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Weinstein Co.'s latest Oscar hopeful "The Butler" is soaring this weekend, outpacing pre-weekend expectations with new three-day predictions pegging it around $27 million.
The biopic, based on the life of long-time White House butler Eugene Allen,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The new biopic movie “Jobs,” based on the life of the late Steve Jobs, the iconic Apple founder and CEO, has some holes in the plot, but overall, it’s informative, funny and entertaining.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:07 PM
Ashton Kutcher, the 35-year-old actor and former husband of actress Demi Moore, has never been considered a poster child for the "family values crowd," but at the Teen Choice Awards two weeks ago, he could have easily passed for one.
| Aug 25, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Olbermann The sometimes acerbic and...